A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Lyell 58

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Main initials and headings in red; some smaller initials in brown decorated with red dots. Up to fol. 68r the scribe's marginal captions describing the contents of the text have decorative red frames.

History

Origin: 12th century ; Austrian or German

Provenance and Acquisition

James P. R. Lyell, 1871-1948

Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)